Tag Archives: Jardin du Luxembourg

Can’t get enough…

One of the highlights of going to class three mornings each week is my walk through the Luxembourg gardens. As the weather is warming, it seems the the garden is different every time I walk through. There are more leaves, … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms in Paris

Ahh, Paris in the spring. It really is as beautiful as they say it is. On Saturday morning I decided to take a walk/jog through the Luxembourg gardens. The jogging part failed because I also brought my camera and that … Continue reading

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A taste of summer

Last Friday was gorgeous. While we were walking to class there was still a nip in the air but it carried the promise of warmth. When class was over we lugged our books and packed lunches (yes, we are over … Continue reading

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Paris from Above – views from the Tour Montparnasse

After walking around and looking at all the beautiful buildings, Scotty and I headed to the Montparnasse Tower. As the day was clear and beautiful and there aren’t so many tourists around, we thought it would be the perfect time … Continue reading

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Oh, what a beautiful morning!

When today dawned bright and beautiful, I knew we had to take advantage of it. Yes, it was cold, but the light was gorgeous and I wanted to soak it all up. So we took off in the direction of … Continue reading

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Quiet in Luxembourg

On my last day of class, I took my time walking home, meandering through the Luxembourg Gardens. I love this little patch of calm in the middle of Paris. In the summer it’s packed with people, every chair turned toward … Continue reading

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Lost Items – Paris Edition!

I had so much fun with my Lost Items series in Edinburgh. Looking out for these items kept me on-alert and I think I benefitted from that increased awareness. Now that I’m in Paris, I thought I’d continue looking for … Continue reading

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Sights, Sounds, Smells

Well, I survived my first day of class. My teacher is tres gentille and the students in my class are at a variety of levels. It’s going to be hard work but I did enjoy my first class – something that … Continue reading

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Je suis une étudiante.

Hello from Paris. We are settling in. Upon arrival on Thursday, we caught a taxi to our new flat on Île St. Louis. Normally we would have taken the RER into town but decided that lugging our bags would be … Continue reading

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